Practice Guidance

COVID-19 Clinical Guidance

AGA has fast-tracked Clinical Practice Updates and Rapid Recommendation documents to guide clinicians, payors and other interested parties on clinical practice during the cornavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This guidance presents the current state-of-the-art and by definition will include a combination of strong, evidence-based information, and when not available, best consensus opinion.

AGA has published new expert recommendations in Gastroenterology: AGA Institute Rapid Review of the GI and Liver Manifestations of COVID-19, Meta-Analysis of International Data, and Recommendations for the Consultative Management of Patients with COVID-19. Published May 4, 2020

The purpose of this AGA Institute Clinical Practice Update was to rapidly review the emerging evidence and provide timely expert recommendations regarding the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Published April 10, 2020

Based on a review of available evidence, AGA has published guidance for clinicians for GI procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. AGA recommends increasing personal protective equipment (PPE) during all GI procedures during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as triaging procedures following a decision-making framework outlined in the recommendations document. Published April 1, 2020